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Sophie Daneman (soprano) & Iain Burnside (piano), Roderick Williams (baritone) & Iain Burnside (piano), Susan Bickley (mezzo-soprano) & Iain Burnside (piano), Benjamin Hulett (tenor) & Oliver Coates (cello)
[Bennett] creates a campy 1920s-ish idiom, well captured by the versatile Iain Burnside...Benjamin Hulett, with Oliver Coates, sings with commendably Pearsian fervour...Susan Bickley adds mezzo... — More…
Carols from St John’s College, Cambridge
John Challenger (organ)
The Choir of St John’s College, Cambridge, Andrew Nethsingha
The collective vocal heft of the ensemble's young choral scholars remains a potent weapon under Andrew Nethsinga's direction. He's a man of musical refinement, however, one ready and able to... — More…
Jane Manning (soprano)
The Bach Choir & Philharmonia Orchestra, Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields, Sir David Willcocks, Sir Neville Marriner
A welcome 70th-birthday re-release for Bennett's colourful choral piece of 1975, and for the set of studies for string orchestra written by his close contemporary, Maw. Both are persuasive performances. — More…
Sarah Brailey (soprano), Elizabeth Baber Weaver (soprano)
New York Polyphony
The all-male New York Polyphony sing one-to-a-part, which gives a particular sense of purity and chasteness to their Christmas selection...The vocal blend is consistently velvety, the pitching... — More…
Thalia Myers (piano), Ian Pace (piano), Noriko Kawai (piano), Rolf Hind (piano), Melvyn Tan (piano), Huw Watkins (piano), Michael Finnissy (piano), Nicky Losseff (piano), Jonathan Powell (piano), Philip Mead (piano), Stephen Montague (piano), Susan Bradshaw (piano), Phyllis Sellick (piano), Roger...
A fascinating survey of contemporary (or near contemporary) piano works, played by expert interpreters, including several of the composers themselves. — More…